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Sup nerdiots?

You guys get Bravely Default this weekend? I sure hope you did because it is fantastic. Sure I have a few minor problems with it but overall it's just incredible. It has successfully kept me from finishing Link Between Worlds.

The job system is really compelling, I've been enjoying devising new strategies based on switching around jobs and abilities. Then there's the Brave and Default system which adds even more strategy. You can go with Brave and take big risks for major damage or go with Default and build up extra turns while defending.  

I just love this game a lot. I shouldn't talk about it too much though since we're reviewing it this week on Pocketoid. I've also been playing some DOTA here and there so if you'd like to join us in that let me know, we typically play in the evenings.

So uh, here are some blogs or whatever.



* - The Past: How Gaming Taught Me It's Ok to be Different



M - The Past: Before I Googled Videogames

M - The Past: Blow, Pray, and Blow Again

P - Benny Disco Took Questions For His New Show Called *sigh* MASSIVE COCK







T - The Future: EA and Dead Space 22

T - Another Metroid post: The Zero Missioning!

T - The Problem with Flappy Bird Is That There Isn't One (Could not agree more with this blog)

T - Where are you Metal Gear? here boy.. I got Soup for ya dinner..









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The Adaptation

Some things don't belong in this world and yet they are conjured time and again by humans that wish to pay them tribute. A video game, book, comic or TV show becomes popular and later becomes adapted to another medium entirely or, worse, a mobile phone spin-off.

Sometimes you get Telltale's The Walking Dead and other times you get Super Mario Bros.: The Movie -- one a great tribute to the comics and TV shows and the other had its soul stolen and made a '90s movie executive's slave.

And here comes another classic game series with hopes of becoming a Netflix hit as I brace myself and hope it doesn't turn out to be a miserable pile of secrets.

Castlevania is a beloved series and with Konami it's sort of a surprise they'd do anything with it at all after running out the people that made their games good and running the franchise into the ground soon after. Yet here we are with an anime series debuting this week and I'm kind of excited for it.

History should leave me a bit more cynical, sure. I remember the Street Fighter live-action movie, the Zelda cartoon and much more, but Mortal Kombat was perfect in its camp and The Witcher games are pretty faithful to their source material. We even have games being adapted into other kinds of games by different developers. Borderlands is now a looter-shooter and a point-and-click adeventure and that works really well, actually.

So for this month's "Bloggers wanted," we want you head over to the community blogs and tell us about your favorite adaptations of games to other mediums or even your favorite adaptation of another medium to games. Use "The Adaptation: [Your game/title here]" in the title and place "Bloggers Wanted" in the tags.

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